Top 5 Southshore PV Activities

Puerto Vallarta is a beautiful city. You could spend your whole trip (or winter!) exploring all that the downtown area has to offer. But what I love best about the Bay of Banderas are all the great day trips to be made! Within an hour or two, there are scores of amazing adventures to be had in the Puerto Vallarta area. PV’s Southshore area is Read More …

MEXLEND: financing options in Puerto Vallarta

I have many clients that are curious about finiancing options here in Puerto Vallarta. Although the vast majority of our sales are paid in cash, there are other options available. One is pre-construction financing with a developer, and the 2nd is MexLend, a local lender that our clients use and enjoy. I wanted to share some updated information on their plans. I hope you find Read More …

San Sebastian : The Perfect Summer Getaway

As the weather warms up here in Puerto Vallarta, year-round residents look for weekend escapes to cool weather climates. San Sebastian del Oeste is a charming mountain town just 90 minutes outside of downtown PV. This “pueblo magico”, or magical town, is famous for its quiet cobblestone streets, and  charming colonial aesthetic. Temperatures are about 20 degrees farenheit cooler up there and therefore is a Read More …

Nayarit Beaches still Closed, Vacationers still Coming

As people begin to travel again after months at home, having social distancing opportunities is a must, in addition to health and safety measures being in place. Riviera Nayarit checks both of these boxes, and the destination has been a leader in ensuring travelers have a safe place to visit, receiving the WTTC’s Safe Travel Stamp early on. Travelers have plenty of options for isolated experiences, as the destination Read More …

Seafood in PV: a Beginner’s Guide

Puerto Vallarta is famous for its fresh food. No matter where you are visiting from, you can’t help but be impressed by the beautiful produce and delicious seafood. Since PV is a city by the sea, there is a wide array of “mariscos” to try. Here is a Top 5 list of the Must Try Seafood Dishes in PV. Enjoy! 1. Ceviche Ceviche is a Read More …

Moncao PH Hits the Market

Moncao PH is the Swanson-Larson Team’s newest listing. This beautiful 2 bedroom, 2 bath condominium is notable for its incredible mountain views. Open up the sliding glass doors on either side of the living area, and you get one of the best cross breezes I have ever felt! The space is large and open, perfect for entertaining or relaxing. Moncao Penthouse is located at Moncao Read More …

Mexico Life on HGTV- Christina’s episode has aired!

I just want to invite you all to check out tonight’s episode of Mexico Life on HGTV. Boardwalk’s very own Christina Larson is the featured real estate agent. Not only is she my trusted business partner, she is a fantastic person that truly is passionate about finding her clients their dream homes. “Finding Peace in Puerto Vallarta” is the name of tonight’s episode. The HGTV Read More …

Deep Sea Fishing in Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta is an outdoorsman’s paradise!! With so many different types of sports to choose from, the adventure seeker will never get bored here. Deep Sea Fishing is a past time that many residents and tourists enjoy. PV is located on the beautiful Bay of Banderas on the Pacific Ocean. There is plenty of fantastic fishing within the Bay as well as outside of it. Read More …

Top 5 Plants for Landscaping in Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta has incredible weather that plants just love! We have lovely temperate weather in the spring and winter, while summer and fall are humid. If you’ve spent some time in PV, you will begin to recognize the plants used in landscaping here. Residences, businesses, and public areas tend to use similar plants which give Vallarta its local look and aesthetic that we’ve all grown Read More …

Palo Maria River and Waterfall

Puerto Vallarta lies right in the middle of the beautiful Bay of Banderas. To the South of Puerto Vallarta, there are many rivers that create lush mountainsides full of tropical vegetation. The jungles of PV’s south shore are home to many hidden jewels that are perfect for exploring. Palo Maria is one of them! This small river boasts a series of waterfalls that attract adventurers from Read More …